Quick spiced shepherd's pie

Quick spiced shepherd's pie

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 40 mins


Serves 4
A fast and tasty Shepherd's pie that will fill up the whole family

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal562
  • fat33g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein29g
  • salt3.62g


  • 4 tbsp olive oil
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  • 500g pack minced lamb
  • 3 tbsp Morroccan spice mix (we used Schwartz's)
  • 400g can chopped tomato with garlic and onion
  • 750g cooked potato



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  1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan, then fry the lamb and half the spice mix over a high heat for 8 mins until browned. Tip in the tomatoes, then season and simmer for 20 mins until thick. Meanwhile, crush the potatoes with the remaining oil and spice mix.

  2. Heat the grill to high. Tip the hot sauce into a gratin dish and scatter with the potatoes. The pie can now be cooled and frozen for up to a month. Grill for 8 mins until the potatoes are crispy and golden.

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19th Mar, 2008
I really like the idea of crushed potatoes instead of mashed potatoes. Somehow it makes the pie less heavy.
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